Rodrigo M. R. Batista

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Background Idiopathic scoliosis (IS) is a deformity of the spine that occurs in up to 4% of children during childhood and adolescence. Idiopathic scoliosis is considered multifactorial, and family history may present several individuals affected. We still cannot determine which curves will worsen and at what rate, but some factors, such as age, growth(More)
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) is a common procedure in the treatment of renal calculi. There have been major complications reported with ESWL such as acute pancreatitis, bower perforation, venous thrombosis, and biliary obstruction. There are few reports in the literature of necrotizing pancreatitis secondary to ESWL. We have a case report of(More)
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